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The Tact Of Being Tactless

Does honesty make you vulnerable? This is the question that is pestering me day and night, of late. In a world of reigning hypocrisy, disguise, exploitation, dishonesty, back-stabbing, cut-throat rivalry and perversion in the name of everything that is human, where does an honest person stand? 981 more words

MUSINGS

Go Big

Always go big. Never even think of going home.

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Humor

Peace

“Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.”-Victor Hugo.

What Happens During A Wedding Ceremony That Makes Sex Okay?

The Wedding Ceremony of Andrea Kastner and Thomas Morton by Thomas Thorspecken

The good old American wedding. It’s as comfortable as applie pie. So steeped in tradition we accept it as God’s word. 757 more words

Celibacy

Words

“The tongue has the power of life and death and those who love it will eat its fruit”

The person who wrote the above quote was pretty darn wise. 150 more words

Poetry

Failing Forgiveness

Recently, I deeply hurt a dear family member. My well rehearsed self-defensiveness easily shifts into excuses and rationalization: “I didn’t mean to hurt you.” A reflexive, limp, “I’m sorry!” “Here’s what I really meant…” In the back of my mind I also sprinkle in a good dose of “Oh, get over it!” “You’re too thin-skinned.” “You misinterpreted what I meant.” 509 more words

Family

Thomas Aquinas: A Virtuous Responsibility

August 27

“Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions,

but regulates them.” ~ Thomas Aquinas

The virtue of a pure heart should be cherished and protected.

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